European Freight Supervisor

Burton-On-Trent Permanent £26,000 - £36,000
  • A European Road freight specialist commutable to the Burton-on-Trent area...
  • Large opportunities to progress within the current structure!

About Our Client

My client is a market leader in the European Road Freight Forwarding sector. They have world-wide offices with hubs based across major cities in Europe and North America. The business is traded on the FTSE-250 and is growing at a rapid pace!

Job Description

The successful European Freight Supervisor will report into the Road Freight Manager on a daily basis and cover the following areas of responsibility across the Burton-on-Trent operation:

  • To guide, supervise and support the European team; currently consisting of two European Administrators, one of whom may be working remotely.
  • Taking ownership for escalations from transport suppliers, EU Gateways and our European partners ensuring that issues are concluded and communicated accordingly.
  • Manage UK Collection orders requested by our EU Partners for Export
  • To liaise with our Customs Clearance Partners regarding Export and Import Declarations, as we well as Transit documents.
  • Close liaison with third party suppliers, and our European partners to chase and progress PODs, ensuring all shipments capture POD information.
  • Liaise with a large host of transport suppliers across the UK and EU road freight networks.

The Successful Applicant

The successful European Freight Supervisor will commute to the Burton-on-Trent operation on a daily basis and have the following skills and attributes:

  • 3+ years experience in EU or UK road transport operations
  • Import / Export Customs Knowledge across Road Freight (would be advantageous)
  • High levels of customer service skills
  • A secondary European Language would be desirable, but by no means essential!
  • Commutable to Burton-on-Trent

What's on Offer

  • £26,000-£36,000
  • Opportunities to progress into management
  • Company bonus based around profits
  • 33 days annual holiday allowance

Reece Clarke
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+44 115 934 8692

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